After a wild stag party in Las Vegas for their friend Doug (Justin Bartha), Alan, Phil and Stu (Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper and Ed Helms) head for Thailand for Stu's wedding. Unfortunately these male members of the wedding party are still as prone to degenerate party antics as they were during their male bonding episode (as seen in The Hangover).

Why is The Hangover 2 rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: The Hangover 2 is rated R for for pervasive language, strong sexual content including graphic nudity, drug use and brief violent images.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Brief portrayals of graphic violence.

- Four scenes of violence depicting fighting, shooting and self-mutilation.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

Sexual Content:

- Frequent buttock, breast, male and female genital nudity is shown.

- Sexually suggestive scene involving nudity.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Frequent use of crude and descriptive sexual language and references.

- Occasional offensive scenes.

- Embracing and kissing.


- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

- Frequent use of racial slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Detailed portrayals of illegal drug use in a recreational context.

- Detailed portrayals of alcohol and substance abuse.

- Tobacco use.